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Amy Leona Havin
Amy Leona Havin
Amy Leona Havin
Amy Leona Havin is a writer, choreographer, and filmmaker based in Portland, Oregon. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Washington, and is the Artistic Director of Portland-based multi-media dance company The Holding Project. Her works can be read in Humana Obscura, San Diego Poetry Annual, The Dust Magazine, The Chronicle, Mountain Bluebird Magazine, and others, and she has been shortlisted for the Bridport International Writing Competition Prize in Poetry. Havin’s artistic process is rooted in classical and somatic movement practices, non-fiction writing, and honoring the landscape of the natural world.
Langston Hughes, photograph by Jack Delano, 1942.

LitWatch: For the love of books

February brings us the love poems of Pablo Neruda, a celebration of Black History Month, and numerous virtual readings.